Mylo

Date Stranded: February 29, 2020

Reason for Stranding

Unknown (possible former entanglement)

Patient History

Stranded in the tide line near mouth of Rio Grande.

March 2020- Currently receiving Ceftazidime and Amikacin (antibiotics), Vitamin B to promote appetite/energy, and fluids for hydration. Mylo has a neck injury due to severe fishing line entanglement around the neck so we are performing daily cold laser therapy to help promote circulation and decrease pain and inflammation

Patient Injuries

Bulging eyes, severe constriction on neck, and minor plastron abrasions.

Patient Treatments

Antibiotics, Vitamin B, Normosol, Ketoprofen (anti-inflammatory)

Ways to help Mylo's Recovery

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